Making a Difference

At First Tee we strive to not only make good golfers, but better people. Participants and alumni across the country talk about what First Tee means to them, how the program has influenced them and how they plan to give back. In this blog, you will find out why golf is truly different than other sports by seeing it through the eyes of our participants and mentors who make our mission a reality.

81 First Tee Teens from Across the Country Experience Week of a Lifetime at PURE Insurance Championship Impacting First Tee at Pebble Beach

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Events, News Releases, PURE Insurance Championship

Teens from Monterey, Calif. and Baltimore win Pro-Junior Titles PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2021) – First Tee teens from across the country had the opportunity to learn from the game’s legends and explore possibilities in golf and beyond during the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting First...

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Quick 9: Denise W

Categories: Blog, Character Education

Mentoring Denise W, First Tee – San Francisco  1. Why is mentorship important? It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed, especially since we now live in an extremely fast-paced world where expectations for us are very high, so having a mentor to guide us through our development process is defi...

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Quick 9: Ricky L.

Categories: Blog, Character Education

Mentoring Ricky L., First Tee – Tri Valley 1. Why is mentorship important? Mentorship is important because it allows a chain of knowledge and wisdom from years of experience from mentors to be passed down to mentees, unlocking their potential. Mentorship gives underprivileged students guidance...

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Looking Back on the First Tee Leadership Summit

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Events

This August, we held our first ever First Tee Leadership Summit in the unforgettable backdrop of West Creek Ranch in Montana. This event took place for two weeks, bringing together 20 teens each week from across the country to develop leadership skills through dynamic outdoor and team-building activ...

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